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GPS

Postby ascq » Sat, 12 May 2007 11:05 pm

What is best GPS? Want to be able to install after-market in car. Thanks.

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Postby postie » Thu, 23 Aug 2007 4:02 pm

I just updated my company car with a gps have to check the name. But it is pain, signal strength is a pain, sometimes I do not get a signal for more than 30 min. and when drive to Vivocity under the bridge it would loose signal --> pain.


Maybe someone can provide info if this is a general issue in SG or are there any devices which work more reliable.

Cheers

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Postby junfu_80 » Sun, 02 Sep 2007 12:15 am

postie wrote:I just updated my company car with a gps have to check the name. But it is pain, signal strength is a pain, sometimes I do not get a signal for more than 30 min. and when drive to Vivocity under the bridge it would loose signal --> pain.


Maybe someone can provide info if this is a general issue in SG or are there any devices which work more reliable.

Cheers
Is nokia 6610 navigate a gd use on the road ??? Anyone can guide me ? cos thinking of getting one . thank

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Postby steve9876 » Tue, 04 Sep 2007 12:06 am

generally phone are not that good for use as vehicle gps, takes a long time to lock onto the signal and drop signally easily.
its better to go for a stand alone GPS if using in vehicle.

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Postby anitrak » Tue, 11 Sep 2007 8:32 pm

there is a lot of GPS brand nowadays... my friend is using one in his car and the cool thing is that the item can be move around.. it look like a small pager. i can't remember the brand but will try to ask him n get back asap.

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Postby ksl » Wed, 12 Sep 2007 5:24 am

anitrak wrote:there is a lot of GPS brand nowadays... my friend is using one in his car and the cool thing is that the item can be move around.. it look like a small pager. i can't remember the brand but will try to ask him n get back asap.


Garmin are very popular in Singapore!

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Postby audiojunky » Thu, 11 Oct 2007 11:20 am

Hi - anyone used or tried out the Packard Bell GPS COMPASSEO 600?

I'm trying to decide between this and the Garmin NUVI 200 and wanted to know if anyone can give some suggestions. THANKS!!

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Postby ksl » Fri, 12 Oct 2007 1:16 am

junfu_80 wrote:
postie wrote:I just updated my company car with a gps have to check the name. But it is pain, signal strength is a pain, sometimes I do not get a signal for more than 30 min. and when drive to Vivocity under the bridge it would loose signal --> pain.


Maybe someone can provide info if this is a general issue in SG or are there any devices which work more reliable.

Cheers
Is nokia 6610 navigate a gd use on the road ??? Anyone can guide me ? cos thinking of getting one . thank


I have the N95 which is crap GPS, unless used with an external antenna for car use! The phone is typically over rated for the price, so don't give too much, I managed to get my new one for a good price, inclusive of 2gb maps in the UK unlocked.

I was also a little disappointed when it blew, connecting it to the TV with the supplied cable, must have been static feedback through the headset, the volume was down, its being repaired now, so be warned its pretty crap for the money, although the camera is not bad!
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Postby ksl » Fri, 12 Oct 2007 1:27 am

audiojunky wrote:Hi - anyone used or tried out the Packard Bell GPS COMPASSEO 600?

I'm trying to decide between this and the Garmin NUVI 200 and wanted to know if anyone can give some suggestions. THANKS!!


Garmin have got to be the better of the two in experience at least, they have been in the GPS business supplying marine GPS for years, I would most certainly chose a Garmin

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Postby ksl » Fri, 12 Oct 2007 1:30 am

ksl wrote:
audiojunky wrote:Hi - anyone used or tried out the Packard Bell GPS COMPASSEO 600?

I'm trying to decide between this and the Garmin NUVI 200 and wanted to know if anyone can give some suggestions. THANKS!!


Garmin have got to be the better of the two in experience at least, they have been in the GPS business supplying marine GPS for years, I would most certainly chose a Garmin that have a good reputation for quality components and latest chipset. Components being the main issue and decider on receptive quality, it maybe a good idea to ask if it works indoors, as well as outdoors, all depends on the task requirement


BTW I'm looking for some singapore street maps for the garmin street pilot I3 any ideas,besides the download site.

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Postby jockney » Fri, 12 Oct 2007 10:08 am

If I get GPS here, can I then change it to use in the UK?
thanks :D

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Postby ksl » Fri, 12 Oct 2007 6:33 pm

jockney wrote:If I get GPS here, can I then change it to use in the UK?
thanks :D


yes I guess so, the maps come on micro chip, thats all you need!

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Garmin Download

Postby mikek » Sat, 13 Oct 2007 7:41 am

I brought a Garmin C330 from the US.

Can someone recommend the best and simplest way to download a Singapore map to my Garmin?

Thanks,
Mike

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Re: Garmin Download

Postby slamdunk168 » Wed, 17 Oct 2007 9:39 am

mikek wrote:I brought a Garmin C330 from the US.

Can someone recommend the best and simplest way to download a Singapore map to my Garmin?

Thanks,
Mike


i'm actually looking for a US map.
if u r currrently in SG, easiest way is for us to meetup, and we can exchange with each other via the SD card.

u can email me at slamdunk_168@yahoo.com


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